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Trial and Error Gameplay

The phrase “Trial and Error” is often used to criticise a game, but on a very basic level, isn’t that what video games are all about? In this video, I’m going to look at the different ways Trial and Error can be used in games, the respective impact they can have and why it is […]

TiX crowdfunding spotlight issue #8

Where has the time gone? Issue #8 of the TiX crowdfunding spotlight is here. This week’s edition (written while listening to this week’s ThisisXbox Podcast) focuses on two unique titles; IZLE an action-adventure RPG from Area Effect and HUSH a challenging action-adventure video game about our childhood fears from London-based Game Studio 78. First, it’s […]

TiX crowdfunding spotlight issue #7

In this bumper edition (issue #7) of our crowdfunding spotlight we’ll be taking a look at We Happy Few, the story of a small group of moderately terrible people, who must survive in a doomed, happiness-obsessed, dystopian society until they are able to get the hell out. Outward an open world RPG with a focus […]

TiX crowdfunding spotlight issue #6

Another week is over and with it potentially the dreams of those looking to fund their projects through crowdfunding sites like KickStarter and IndieGoGo. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this feature, so please do get in touch either via the comments section below, email or on Twitter. Let’s get to it! Catch-up time. […]

TiX crowdfunding spotlight issue #4

Another week is over and with it potentially the dreams of some crowdfunding projects. Welcome to issue #4 of our crowdfunding spotlight. Without any preamble, let’s move on and get right into the news. Catch-up: Unfortunately for Albert & Otto, the 2D physics platform we highlighted in Issue #2, it looks like this project won’t […]